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Tibet focuses on improving livelihoods

By Palden Nyima and Daqiong in Lhasa | China Daily | Updated: 2017-03-29 07:13

The Tibet autonomous region plans to spend 30 billion yuan ($4.3 billion) improving people's livelihoods this year, according to the region's financial department.

The money will be used on 33 projects, including poverty alleviation, education, health and social welfare, Jiang Guojie, deputy head of the department, said at a recent meeting.

According to the financial department, 8.8 billion yuan will be used on targeted poverty alleviation projects, including one that aims to relocate at least 160,000 people to more habitable locations, this year.

Tibet focuses on improving livelihoods

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